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Category: Arthritis

How to Prevent Joint Damage from Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is not only immediately painful it also puts you at risk for long-term joint damage. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic condition that usually requires long-term therapy however, there are things to do to help slow the progression of the condition. It is very important to watch out for signs of trouble to prevent damage to your joints when your arthritis flares up. Some things to keep a look-out for are things such as stiffness or swelling. If you wake up with stiffness or swelling every day, your chances of having joint damage are higher than someone who experiences continue –>

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by Paco Gonzaba
Posted: 03/16/2018

Guide on Arthritis Treatment

A well-known disease affecting over 50 million adults and 300,000 children in the United States, arthritis is a blanket term used to describe symptoms of joint pain in various areas of the body. Although it has the propensity to affect children, the risk factor for arthritis grows as we age. With more than 100 different types of arthritis in existence, finding methods to treat each type can be a bit challenging for doctors and patients alike.   Arthritis Symptoms For those who are yet unfamiliar with the symptoms of arthritis, they are as follows: Swelling: Various areas of the body continue –>

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by Paco Gonzaba
Posted: 01/17/2018

Arthritis: Causes and Treatments

Did you know there are over 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions? Over 30 million adults and around 300,000 children have arthritis in the United States. The older we get, the more prone we become to developing arthritis. What is arthritis? Arthritis means “joint inflammation,” and it refers to around 200 rheumatoid diseases that affect the tissues around the joint, other connective tissues, and the joint itself. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in America. Arthritis can affect any joint in the body: the knees, hips, fingers, wrists, ankles, feet, back, and neck. The symptoms can be continue –>

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by Paco Gonzaba
Posted: 10/05/2017

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